Police investigation into Kingswood stabbing death continues

A 25-year-old man arrested by police on suspicion of murder following a stabbing at a house in Kennard Road in Kingswood on Sunday 7th February has been released under investigation.

A forensic post-mortem examination confirmed that the cause of the victim’s death was a single stab wound. He was 24 and from Bristol but has not yet been named by police.

Senior Investigating Officer DCI Darren Hannant, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, has thanked people living in the local area for their support while police carried out inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident who hasn’t yet spoken with the police is asked to call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221026964.